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There's a Light Over at HBO's Place: Celebrating 40 Years of Rocky Horror

It’s hard to believe it has been forty years since the release of Rocky Horror Picture Show. When dressing up in costume and throwing fruit at the stage during the midnight showing was the thing to do on Saturday night. 150 more words

Television Watch

The Wonderful World of Terrance Zdunich


So this week we’ve talked about The Devil’s Carnival and how much we enjoyed it. I justĀ ordered it so you all know what I’m going to be watching this weekend. 301 more words


Luke Haines: "Adventures in Dementia."

I came home today and there was a record shaped parcel in the kitchen.

It was the new Luke Haines record. A ten inch.

Apparently, last July, Luke Haines wrote a mini rock opera. 192 more words


Green Day: American Idiot Album Review

Green Day’s influential rock opera was released ten years ago this September and it’s as good as ever. This album was an extreme departure from everything Green Day had done before it, in the 90’s they were a pop-punk band with a lot of catchy three cord riffs and simple lyrics. 1,035 more words

A tough concept to grasp

There are few traditions in music as openly derided as the concept album.

They have a reputation for being too long, too verbose, grandstanding too much and sacrificing song quality to serve an album’s theme. 629 more words

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The Who announce 'Quadrophenia' tour, one night only documentary

The Who haven’t windmilled their way through North America in four years, but that drought is about to come to an end. The surviving members of the band — guitarist Pete Townshend and singer Roger Daltrey — announced today that they will be embarking on a tour through the continent showcasing their legendary 1973 rock opera… 259 more words